Tranformer move “went well”

A Duke Energy spokesman says the transport of a large transformer along a section of SC 130 yesterday in Oconee County went well.  Duke’s Chris Rimel says the utility is grateful to law enforcement for its help and thanks affected motorists for their patience.  The plan is to place the transformer into operation in the Keowee Hydro yard in 10 […]

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Man attacked while sitting on porch in Utica

  A 35-year old Seneca man was jailed Wednesday on charges that he stabbed and punched a man who was attacked while sitting on his porch in the Utica Community.  The crimes occurred Wednesday, June 18 at 11 Humbert Street.  Hasheem Kenneth Williams of Fair Oaks apartments was charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime and assault […]

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Pickup truck accident fatal to Pickens County woman

According to the highway patrol, charges are pending further investigation of a Wednesday night traffic accident near Pickens.  The accident on Hidden Valley Road took the life of passenger Susie Lail.  Coroner Kandy Kelley says Lail died of thermal burns.  Trooper Joe Hovis says the pickup driver, Charles Lail, was not hurt.  The truck left the road, went into a […]

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Doris Mae Kelley

  West Union, SC— Doris Mae Kelley, 76, wife of the late James “Bill” William Kelley, of 454 East Cliff Drive, West Union, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017, at her brother’s home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will […]

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Earlene Morgan Addis

Walhalla, SC— Earline Morgan Addis, 80, wife of John Louis Addis, of 203 Cherokee Drive, Walhalla, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30–1:30 PM, […]

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Why those yellow buses still on the roads

Oconee School District came out with a reminder today of why those yellow buses are still on the roads.  Regular classes ended in early June, but the buses can still be seen in the morning and in the afternoon, picking up students for summer sessions.   The district sponsors one Summer Reading Camp for each attendance area. In the Walhalla area, […]

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Betty L. Plisco

  Seneca, SC— Betty L. Plisco, 84, wife of the late Raymond Wayne Plisco, of 515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Belvedere Commons. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service In lieu of flowers, […]

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Transformer move imminent

In a matter of moments, the transport of that big transformer on SC 130 is about to take place.  Duke Energy spokesman Chris Rimel says it’s calculated to take about two hours and good advice is to avoid 130 from the Newry railroad spur to the Keowee Hydro Station, or you are liable to sit in traffic.  The transformer is […]

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Trial continues in Pickens

Word from Pickens is that a medical malpractice trial continues in the Common Pleas courtroom.  It’s the case of Loftis versus Dr. Jacobus and Oaktree Medical Center.  Late yesterday the jury heard from expert witnesses presented by the defense.    

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